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May 21, 2010 05:35

Obama’s Middle Name Ignites Textbook Battle

Should history books refer to the president as Barack Obama, Barack H. Obama or Barack Hussein Obama? Late into the night, the Texas Board of Education considered these and other questions for the state’s social studies curriculum. The debate has set off a culture war, pitting conservatives against democrats in a battle that attracted 40,000 e mails from parents, teachers and academics from around the nation.